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Jul 20, 2005

I have clients on Stocrin, Combivir and Purbac and a number of them are developing significant darkening of their skin pigment. These are African people

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I have seen a fair number of African Amerian patients develop skin darkening or nailbed darkening on HIV meds. In my experience AZT was the most common identifiable drug linked to that condition. KH

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PEP side effects esp. depression

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